Lake Havasu City, Arizona


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

4 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"


Also known as “Arizona’s Playground”, Lake Havasu City enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year. Those who relish the outdoors will have a great time at this adventurous hotspot, where fishing and hiking are everyday activities. Those looking to fish can expect to catch black (large and small-mouth) bass, striper, panfish and catfish.

Lake Havasu is a great waterfront experience for families. It offers beautiful sandy lake beaches and clean, clear, fresh water with little to no waves. Water temperatures are ideal for cooling off in the summer, and lukewarm into the fall. Beaches are dog--and boat--friendly. Recreation-wise, the city is also known for its off-road trails, sand dunes, canyons, and open desert for you to explore at your own pace. If you want a taste of all the city has to offer, try an Arizona Adventure Tour, where you’ll see amazing views and learn the stories behind them.

If you’re looking for gambling thrills in the Southwest without the chaos and hassle of Las Vegas, look no further than Lake Havasu City. It’s home to Havasu Landing Casino Lakeside Resort and Bluewater Resort and Casino. Casual gamers and serious gamblers can enjoy themselves here, with options from simple slots to card rooms with blackjack or poker.

For shoppers, Lake Havasu City has plenty of one-of-a-kind shops as well as bigger name chain stores. The Island Fashion Mall is unique in its location, with restaurants overlooking the Bridgewater Channel.

What a great place to be
Reviewed by Julshavasu
on September 17, 2012
I Love My City, the weather is always good, we complain about the Heat, but we don't get snow, very little rain and so far no tornado's. We sometimes just forget how good we have it here! Yes, the people are very Friendly here whats not to be friendly about we live in paradise.
Reviewed by D2aero
on September 17, 2012
Lake Havasu City is a great place to live and play. Lots of sunshine and friendly people.
Reviewed by Doehog
on September 17, 2012
LHC is my second home. The boating is second to none.
Reviewed by wbenvenuto
on September 17, 2012
Great place to live and raise kids. There's always something going on. We get a wide variety of residents and visitors that diversifies our population.
Reviewed by joehavasu
on September 17, 2012
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